Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Merri J.


Merri Sanchez

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Personal data

Birthplace:  Cortez / Colorado
Marital status:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1996
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 01.05.1996

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1985; Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, 1989; Master of Science in Physical Sciences, University of Houston – Clear Lake, 1994; Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering/Human Factors, University of Houston 1999; semi finalist in NASA group 16 selection; currently employed by NASA Johnson Space Center (Mission Integration and Operations Office, International Space Station Program); hobbies: Flying and building airplanes, collecting mineral specimens, cooking, reading.


Last update on August 28, 2014.